Embark with us on an amazing journey about traditional  French Food

Want to learn about French Cuisine and taste traditional dishes in a fun & Friendly environment while sipping a glass of fine French wine? Then join our FRENCH CUISINE FRIDAYS!

Join the Alliance Française de Brisbane for this series of conferences focused on French gastronomy led by the author of the bilingual cookbook" My Traditional French Cooking", Anne Sophie Dubois.

Talks in English including a glass of fine French wine and delightful French food tasting.

What is TRADITIONAL French Cooking?

Often seen as refined and complicated, French cuisine might seem intimidating to some.
However, homemade French food is very different from food served in many French restaurants.
Most traditional recipe come from the countryside and were prepared by women who were busy working in the fields, in factories or running houses and had little time to cook fancy food.
There is often a story behind each of these recipes, and each region in France has its own traditional dishes.

Anne Sophie Dubois comes from a French family where cooking and enjoying food is a serious business.
Everyone in her family cooks and recipes are regularly exchanged. both she and her husband were brouht up in wine regions in France and learned soon that matching the right wine with the right food is an important part of a perfect meal.

When she arrived in Australia, Anne-Sophie Dubois brought with her that heritage, and she decided to write a French cookbook, focused on countryside and family meals.

Friday 22nd September 2017 - 6.30pm
The Provence

Light, fresh and flavoursome, Provencal gastronomy actually refers to the entire southeastern French cuisine and is very distinctive from the rest of French cooking. Relying heavily on the use of olive oil, garlic and herbs, it resembles more its Mediterranean counterparts, Italy, Greece or Spain, than it does typical French fares. Provence bordering the Mediterranean sea, fish and shellfish are also eaten in abundance.

Tickets for this session:
- $30 for AF members :   ORDER ONLINE

- $35 for non members:  ORDER ONLINE

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